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Latitude: 52.5721 / 52°34'19"N
Longitude: 1.4854 / 1°29'7"E
OS Eastings: 636280
OS Northings: 302854
OS Grid: TG362028
Mapcode National: GBR XKX.QCS
Mapcode Global: WHMTX.SLJZ
Entry Name: Langley Abbey Remains
Listing Date: 25 September 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1050634
English Heritage Legacy ID: 226755
Location: Langley with Hardley, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14
District: South Norfolk
Civil Parish: Langley with Hardley
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Langley
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY LANGLEY GREEN
TG 30 SE
3/47 Langley Abbey Remains
Ruined remains of the abbey house of Premonstratensian Canons, founded 1195.
Remains generally Cl3 and Cl5. Flint with some limestone dressings. Abbey
church with north aisle (south aisle incorporated in cloister), transepts,
chancel with north and south chapels. Chapter house with dormitory range
east of cloister, infirmary and some remains of refectory. Of particular
note is the early C13 chapter house entrance arch, pointed with plain
chamfers and with deeply cusped inner order on moulded corbels; two plain
flanking windows with pointed heads. Remains of blank arcading in south
wall. One staged corner buttress, C15, remains of infirmary. Scheduled
Ancient Monument, County No. 150. Ref. Norfolk Archaeology vol. xxi "The
Premonstratensian Abbey of Langley, Co. Norfolk" by F.C. Elliston Erwood.
Listing NGR: TG3628002854
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